LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

A holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates own, lease and operate their respective facilities and other assets. The Company operates general acute care hospitals.


Player Avatar Gumfactor (46.73) Submitted: 11/8/2008 4:51:39 PM : Outperform Start Price: $22.81 LPNT Score: +40.29

Even in a recession, people will get sick. Maybe more often, even.

Top that off with the fact that the stock just lost 30% because of disappointing earnings due to a one time charge, and I think this is a super safe pick.

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